Parish Life

Events and Programs

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  • 2017-12-31 New Year Walks: Emerald City Wanderers Once again the Emerald City Wanderers (Volkssport) have planned 5 km and 10 km walks for New Years’ Eve and Day. Both walks — “New Years’ Eve Celebration Walk” and “New Year’s Day on Elliot Bay” — begin and end at St. John’s. Sunday, December 31 start times are between 4:00 and 7:00 pm ...
  • 2017-12-31 The First Sunday after Christmas Day Holy Eucharist at 8:00 am and 10:15 am Sunday School Sunday school will be on recess Sunday, December 31, but children are always welcome to join in worship. Sunday school will resume Sunday, January 7.
  • 2018-01-06 The Feast of the Epiphany, Holy Eucharist Please join us on Saturday, January 6th, at 6.30 pm for Holy Eucharist as we celebrate together the Feast of the Epiphany. This marks the end of the Christmas season, the night we remember the arrival of the three wise men to the holy child in Bethlehem. We’ll sing We Three Kings and chalk the ...
  • 2018-01-28 The Annual Meeting of the Parish The Annual Meeting of the parish will take place from 9:00 – 10:00 am, Sunday, January 28, 2018. We will celebrate our life together, elect Vestry members and delegates to convention, review the budget, and give thanks for outgoing Vestry. Ministry reports for 2017 are due to the office Monday, January 15.
  • Inquirers’ Class First and Third Sundays in December, January, and February, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Library (December 3 & 17, January 7 & 21, February 4* & 18) If you are new to the Episcopal Church or you just want to know more it, this class is for you! The classes cover basic information about the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, the ...

Announcements

  • 2017-12-31 New Year Walks: Emerald City Wanderers Once again the Emerald City Wanderers (Volkssport) have planned 5 km and 10 km walks for New Years’ Eve and Day. Both walks — “New Years’ Eve Celebration Walk” and “New Year’s Day on Elliot Bay” — begin and end at St. John’s. Sunday, December 31 start times are between 4:00 and 7:00 pm ...
  • Inquirers’ Class First and Third Sundays in December, January, and February, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Library (December 3 & 17, January 7 & 21, February 4* & 18) If you are new to the Episcopal Church or you just want to know more it, this class is for you! The classes cover basic information about the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, the ...
  • Weekly Watercolor Painting Workshop The first gathering is Monday, September 11, from 10:00 am ‘til Noon.
  • Diaper Drive Help our young neighbors in need by donating diapers and wipes.
  • Helping our neighbors in need: West Seattle Thriftway donates 1% of all receipts to the West Seattle Food Bank. A collection carton for receipts in is the Narthex.
  • 2017 Financial Stewardship Information for ways to donate or pledge on-going support to the parish.
  • Support Local Food Banks Food and financial donations to help our local food banks can be brought to St. John’s.
  • Helping the Homeless at Camp Second Chance Donations of winter clothing items are sought for the homeless folks at Camp Second Chance.
  • News from West Seattle Interfaith Network & SJB Homeless Workers Starting in December, SJB will begin collecting items for Camp Second Chance, located on Meyers Way SW, just south of the LDS Meetinghouse.  The Seattle Police Department has assigned Officer Todd Weibke, to the West Seattle area as a monitor of the homeless camps, issues, and help.  He also monitors Alki and greenbelt areas.  Officer ...
  • Act Locally: Help those in need Every Saturday, 12-2 PM, a group of people from West Seattle churches serve “a meal/a smile/and donations” in White Center. This all happens in the parking lot on south side of Bartells at SW Roxbury & 15 Ave SW.  More helpers are needed. The homeless folks receiving are in so much need and your presence ...
  • Make Rag Rugs with the Arts and Crafts Co-op There are lots of fun ways to help with this worthwhile project.
  • Southside Garden-Labyrinth Saint John has begun work on a labyrinth and contemplative garden to the south of the church, between the building and Hanford Street.
  • Get Creative with the Arts and Crafts Co-op! Arts & Crafts Co-op is making Rag Rugs — Get creative with us! No experience required.
  • Yarn needed for Threads of Love The Threads of Love ministry at St. John’s makes and donates handmade items to Seattle Children’s Hospital: blankets, hats, ditty bags, burial outfits, booties, and some therapy balls.
  • Assisting Homeless and Low Income Youth in West Seattle St. John’s has pledged support to low income and homeless youth at Chief Sealth International High School.
  • Food Bank Wish List Bring contributions to the baskets in the narthex. Always Needed: Protein, Canned Meats/Tuna, Canned Vegetables, Beans (Canned or Dry), Canned Soup, Canned Fruit, Pasta, Baby Food & Formula…